Welcome to Gladiator Model Kits.  We are a specialist ''O'' Gauge, 7mm, 1:43 manufacturer. We produce a large range of high quality products suitable for the beginner right the way through to the experienced model builder.

We have now ordered stock for Telford. This includes the SR S15, NER J21, J25 and Q6, GNR J6 and LMS 'British Legion', 'Duchess', 'Princess', 'Prince of Wales' and 'Austin 7' locos.

The following ex-GCR types are now available: B2, B4, B7 and C4 as is the EX GNR J3. The GCR 11B and LNWR Crystal Palace brake van will now be available for Telford.

We will also be introducing the LBSCR ballast wagon and possibly the long out of stock LNWR D87 van.

The N8/N9 has production problems and is significantly delayed.

Purchases made through this website can be made by credit or debit card. If you wish to pay by bank transfer, cheque or cash please email or phone us. We regret that we cannot accept credit or debit card payments by phone or mail. 

We have received many requests concerning the sale of components. We are happy to do so and are building up stocks. When catalogued we will update this site to show what is available, but if there are specific parts that you require, please let us know.

We have updated the section on instruction copies.

We are still  looking for photos of completed models to use as artwork on the boxes and on this site. If you would like your model to be used, please let us know.

Our locomotive, coach and wagon kits are mainly supplied in 18 thou brass etches with most frames and valve gear in 28 or 22 thou nickel-silver etches. All boilers are supplied pre-rolled and full instructions are included. Castings are lost wax brass and nickel-silver and whitemetal. We also offer a large range of lost wax brass, lost wax nickel-silver, white metal and turned parts for customers who wish to scratch build or indeed upgrade products from other manufacturers.

Wheels, pick-ups, paint, gear sets and motors are not included in our kits.